Where to stay around Santa Cruz?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,331 holiday lettings near Santa Cruz. From 863 Studios to 855 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Santa Cruz is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Santa Cruz?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Santa Cruz. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Santa Cruz Beach: 1,631 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,394 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Casino: 2,353 holiday lettings
  • Funchal Marina: 2,363 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Stadium: 2,296 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Cruz listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Studios in Santa Cruz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 863 Studios in Santa Cruz. Our other popular types of Santa Cruz holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 855 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 282 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 115 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Cruz?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 378 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Cruz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Why people love visiting charming Santa Cruz

    Enjoy the culture and other features of Santa Cruz. This city's beaches, seaside and sporting events attract many visitors, as does its romantic and relaxing location. Palheiro Gardens and Madeira Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

    Activities and attractions in Santa Cruz

    Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Santa Cruz has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santo da Serra Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Quinta Da Junta (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
    • Palheiro Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
    • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
    • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (6.8 mi / 11 km)

    Seasonal weather in Santa Cruz

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, September, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Santa Cruz

    Santa Cruz is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Santa Cruz is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Palheiro Gardens (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
    • Botanical Garden (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
    • Monte Palace Gardens (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Santa Cruz Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Reis Magos Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Ponta da Oliveira (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)